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under-report Line breaks: under-report
Pronunciation: /ʌndərɪˈpɔːt/

Definition of under-report in English:


[with object]
Fail to report (something, especially news or data) fully: athletes are inclined to under-report their use of drugs (as adjective under-reported) under-reported domestic violence
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  • The details were strangely under-reported and remain so.
  • Unless stated otherwise, these figures come from research, not police statistics, as victims tend to under-report domestic violence to the police.
  • She added that in her opinion, hate crime was under-reported and as confidence in reporting hate crime grew, so did the figures.
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